8 Hot Dog Topping Recipes

Hot dogs topped with chili and other toppings

Hot dogs are one of the most popular menu items on a cookout (find out how they became so popular here) and they’re an easy dinner. We’re sharing eight hot dog topping recipes that will elevate your hot dogs. They’re so good, you won’t limit enjoying hot dogs to grilling season.

Hot Dog Onions

Hot Dog Onions

"I tried many different hot dog onion recipes. I mixed and matched them until I got the perfect combination!" - Lillian
Jamie's Doggone Good Hot Dog Chili

Jamie's Doggone Good Hot Dog Chili

"This is a very different tasting chili I made for my grilled hot dogs. It has a secret ingredient that was inspired by my Greek Goddess friend Didi Dalaba. She spilled the beans and I tried a dish of hers with this in the sauce and said hey this might work in my chili too." - Jamie
Wiggins Hot Dog Chili

Wiggins Hot Dog Chili

"This is my version of the famous Wiggins Drive Inn hot dog chili, from Huntington WV. This is my go-to sauce, my favorite, and the one I have shared with more people than any other. I make it and divide into small packages (snack size Ziploc bags) and freeze." - Dave
Coney Island Hot Dog Sauce

Coney Island Hot Dog Sauce

"This recipe was created by my mom. It is very old and very delicious and makes a plain hot dog come to life! Better than any of the expensive Coney topped hot dogs I had from street vendors during my many travels in different areas of the country." - Gloria
Crock Pot Hot Dogs

Crock Pot Hot Dogs

"So easy and delicious. You can use hot dogs and cut up yourself or use the little cocktail hot dogs." - Sheree
Tonna's Hot Dog Sauce

Tonna's Hot Dog Sauce

"This is my own easy recipe for hot dog sauce, done the way I like it - a little sweet and a little spicy. Done in an hour... Can't beat that!" - Tonna
Hot Dogs With Onion and Tomato Relish

Hot Dogs With Onion and Tomato Relish

"A great way to jazz up a summer classic!" - Catherine
Egg-ceptional Hot Dogs

Egg-ceptional Hot Dogs

"I bought a hot dog at the deli in my local grocery store. Well, when I got the thing home and opened it up I decided it wasn't fit to eat. So, of course, I doctored it up and made it palatable. I will keep this recipe handy for when in a moment of weakness and hunger I buy another hard, tasteless deli dog." - Barbara